The Olympics without Fans – level 1

16-03-2021 07:00

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, do not happen. The reason is the coronavirus. Japan changes the date for Summer 2021.

Now there are still problems with the coronavirus. A third wave of the coronavirus is in Japan. The situation in Tokyo is very serious. Shops and public places close.

New mutations of the coronavirus are in the world. They are more dangerous. Japanese people worry about the mutations. Foreigners must not travel to Japan.

The Japanese government decides that fans from other countries cannot come to the Olympics. It can be a problem. These fans bring a lot of money to Japan.

Difficult words: wave (when a disease starts or starts again), mutation (when a living thing or animal changes usually because the place where it lives changes), foreigner (a person who comes from a different country).

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